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The president offered his sympathies to victims and the nation. He also said mental health problems need to be addresed but he offered no plan for doing that.
Feb. 15, 2018
The actor earned plaudits for his turn as a trans woman in the Amazon series. But his future with the show had been in doubt since multiple sexual harassment claims surfaced against him last fall.
Feb. 15, 2018
For many parents at the Olympics, watching their children compete is nerve-wracking. Beth Heiden Reid has a special perspective: she won a bronze medal in speedskating at the 1980 Games, and was in Korea to watch her daughter Joanne compete in biathlon.
Feb. 15, 2018
At 23-years-old, Palm Beach Post reporter Lulu Ramadan has covered three mass shootings. Wednesday's at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla., is just the latest. NPR's Mary Louise Kelly speaks with Ramadan about her views on these events and their frequency.
Feb. 15, 2018
As the Senate's immigration debate begins to draw to a close, lawmakers seem no closer to a solution than when the debate started.
Feb. 15, 2018
Israeli police recommended the prime minister be charged for allegedly accepting expensive gifts for favors from billionaires including Hollywood producer Arnon Milchan.
Feb. 15, 2018
On Wednesday, a shooting at Marjorie Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla., left 17 children and adults dead. The shooter, 19-year-old Nikolas Cruz, appeared in court on Thursday and was ordered held without bond.
Feb. 15, 2018
The AR-15 semi-automatic rifle is one of the most popular weapons in America. It's also been the weapon of choice for several mass murderers, including the gunman who killed 17 people on Wednesday at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla.
Feb. 15, 2018
The 2017 inaugural committee raised nearly $107 million, double what the first Obama inaugural committee brought in. — and managed to spend almost all of it.
Feb. 15, 2018
President Trump offered words of comfort in the wake of Wednesday's deadly school shooting in Florida. He offered little in the way of specific policy prescriptions to prevent a repeat of the tragedy.
Feb. 15, 2018
NPR's Mary Louise Kelly speaks with Steve Coll, dean of the Columbia School of Journalism, about his new book, Directorate S: The C.I.A and America's Secret Wars in Afghanistan and Pakistan, 2001-2016. The book picks up the narrative of the CIA from where Coll's previous book Ghost Wars left off.
Feb. 15, 2018
Marjory Stoneman Douglas Head Football Coach Willis Mays was meeting with players when he heard shots near his office. NPR's Mary Louise Kelly talks to Mays about his colleagues, the school's athletic director and assistant football coach who did not survive.
Feb. 15, 2018
Up to 2,000 U.S. troops are in Syria defending Kurdish allies. The threats come from regime forces, Iran, Turkey and even Russia.
Feb. 15, 2018
Since the beginning of 2018, 18 school shootings taken place across the country. That total comes from the gun-control advocacy group Everytown for Gun Safety. Not all of the 18 events were mass shootings.
Feb. 15, 2018
The alleged shooter in Wednesday's Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School massacre is being charged with 17 counts of premeditated murder.
Feb. 15, 2018
Staffers and researchers were disturbed by the Oxfam scandal in Haiti — but not shocked. "This is a sector-wide problem," says human rights lawyer Megan Nobert.
Feb. 15, 2018
Two of those killed were beloved staff members. Chris Hixon and Aaron Feis were both coaches at the school, and they were remembered fondly by colleagues and students.
Feb. 15, 2018
Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley, R-Iowa, had stinging words for his old friend, Attorney General Jeff Sessions, after the Justice Department opposed a bipartisan sentencing bill.
Feb. 15, 2018
The case of a Chinese woman adds to a growing list of avian flu strains to keep an eye on, including ones that are deadly and contagious. So why are there so many?
Feb. 15, 2018
New Yorker writer Jonathan Blitzer says President Trump uses the notorious gang to paint a portrait of rampant criminality among immigrants — and to frame the broader immigration debate.
Feb. 15, 2018

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